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illiterate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of illiterate

  1. 1 violating approved patterns of speaking and writing most of the messages left on the Web site's bulletin board are illiterate Synonyms ungrammatical Related Words unidiomatic; nonstandard, substandard Near Antonyms idiomatic Antonyms grammatical

  2. 2 lacking in education or the knowledge gained from books offered menus with pictures, presumably for the many illiterate people who must eat there Synonyms analphabetic, benighted, dark, ignorant, nonliterate, rude, simple, uneducated, uninstructed, unlearned, unlettered, unread, unschooled, untaught, untutoredRelated Words functionally illiterate, innumerate, semiliterate, unknowledgeable; artless, lowbrow, philistine, uncultivated, uncultured; callow, green, inexperienced, innocent, naive (or naïve); unsophisticated; raw, unskilled, untrained; brainless, dumb, idiotic (also idiotical), imbecile (or imbecilic), moronic, stupid, witless; foolish, senseless, sillyNear Antonyms brilliant, intelligent, smart; experienced, expert, trained; erudite, learned, polyhistoric, polymath (or polymathic), scholarly; cultivated, cultured, highbrow, intellectual; sophisticated; acquainted, aware, familiarAntonyms educated, knowledgeable, lettered, literate, schooled, well-informed, well-read



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